The meeting in Barcelona, which became the first for the Catalans in the 2020/21 season, ended with a score of 4: 0. The double scored for Ansu Fati (15th, 19th minutes), Lionel Messi (35th) also scored with a penalty kick. Pau Torres (45th) scored another own goal.
This meeting became the first official one at the head of Barcelona for Ronald Koeman, who replaced Kike Setien as the head coach of the Blue Garnet in the offseason.
The next match Barcelona will play on October 1 against Celta. Villarreal will host Alaves a day earlier.
In another match of the day, Sevilla won a strong-willed victory over Cadiz on the road – 3: 1. The guests responded to the goal of Salvi Sanchez (48th) with precise strikes by Luc de Jong (65th), Munir El Haddadi (90th) and Ivan Rakitich (90 + 4th).
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